I’m helping the RHS to ‘Green Grey Britain’

When you look around at houses, streets and open spaces, you can see for yourself that people in Great Britain are paving over their front gardens to make way for cars, pulling down trees in public places and building on green spaces to make way for more houses.

People aren’t growing any plants and it makes me ……..

really mad and angry!!

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Waxwing Wonderland at Hulme Community Garden Centre

I got slightly side-tracked from writing a blog about the RHS Greening Grey Britain Campaign this weekend,

when I heard that waxwings were feasting on an apple tree at Hulme Community Garden Centre. So, with a little charm I convinced my Mum to take me down and WOW, what a sight!

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‘Here’s One I Made Earlier’ in the Blue Peter Garden

It was great to go back to the Blue Peter Garden to film a clip combining two of my favourite things, gardens and birds!

#Awesome

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Raptor Watch at #Parkgate was priceless

Despite a rubbish weather forecast me and my Dad set off on a 3 hour round trip to the Dee Estuary for the Parkgate Raptor Watch

and blimey our efforts paid off big style, as we were rewarded with a rapturous Raptor Watch!

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#BigGardenBirdwatch results from me, Green Fingered George

I was all fired up this weekend as it was the…..

Big Garden Birdwatch!!!!

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A wildlife spectacle at a Hoylake High-Tide

It’s all a bit quiet in the garden at the moment, so my blog will be wildlife themed for a few weeks.

There’s the Big Garden Birdwatch next weekend and here’s my post about the wildlife spectacle of a Hoylake High-Tide.

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Some winter gardening as we plant an apple tree

There’s not much going on in the garden in winter, so, despite the rain and mud it was great to get out and plant an apple tree.

We already have two apple cordons and we wanted a small fruit tree to go in the top bit of the garden, where we hope to plant some raspberries in the spring.

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